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Matej Procházka

Hello ! My name is Matej Procházka and I am a professional designer and design manager currently stated in Brno – Czech Republic. Educated in design field – Master of design (Mgr.art.) and experienced manager and designer of furniture / interiors / exteriors / products and skilled in professional graphic arts, 3D modeling and visualization, which is crucial for successful presentation of even the best designs. I studied in Zvolen (Slovakia) + a year at the Academy of fine Arts in Katowice (Poland) – Graphics.

Purposeful, Charismatic, Persistent, Funny, Stubborn

BORN:

1989, Zvolen/Slovakia, Lives and works in Brno/Czech Republic

Experience

• Back to FREELANCE ! 2018 -> ...

High demand for designer services pushed me to be fully self-employed. 50+ projects per year helped me to build beautiful new relations and be able to build amazing new projects for my clients in Czech Republic, Slovakia and abroad. Also I have time now for my own personal projects. If you are interested, contact me anytime.

• EXTERIOR DUBAI – lead design manager 2017-2018

Operating as a main Design Manager for a Dubai/UAE based company, best known for exterior designs and pool in Middle East. My main responsibility was to provide full design packages for a construction team based in Dubai, leading a team of international designers at the time. From the basic sketch to 2D settingout plans, 3D models, visualizations, animations, to paving, lighting, electrical, irrigation, planting etc. plans. Also providing my own designs – projects, outdoor furniture designs, appliances, decorations. Projects for VIP from all around the globe on the most luxurious place on the planet. Developing stretegies, problem solving, full project lifecycle and company marketing.

• TOKA s.r.o. – lead interior / product designer 2015-2017

Designer of products/furniture/interiors, 3D professional visualizations of designs, products/furniture/interiors, Prototyping, Creative Production, Graphics design, Web design, Brand & Advertising, Marketing in Design, Big commercial projects, OFFICE DESIGN, HOTELS, SHOWROOMS

• Atelier Prochazka Design – founded / manager 2014-today

Designer of products/furniture/interiors, 3D professional visualizations of designs, products/furniture/interiors, Prototyping, Creative Production, Graphics design, Web design, Brand & Advertising, Marketing in Design, Drawings & Art, Teaching and Training - Design principles, sketching, Idea making, project management, Client and budget oriented

• Ideacollective s.r.o. – lead designer 2012-2015

I have provided comprehensive services, including bespoke furniture, design drafts, realistic visualizations of interiors, consulting, production of design furniture, pricing. I also provided the assembly and equipment, incl. appliances, management. Co-operating with architects, contributing with knowledge and experience to the projects.

• AMOS design – designer / intern 2010-2012

Working as an intern in one of the best Czech design / architectural studios. Furniture and interior design. Cooperation with many famous studios and architects all around the world. High-end designs of interiors. Resources management.

• Freelance designer 2004-2010

During school years, I worked as a freelance designer, for many different companies in Slovakia and abroad. Mainly focused on design of products, furniture and graphics. About 20-30 successful projects per year.

Education

• Technical University in Zvolen / Slovakia 2014

Master of Fine Arts (Mgr.art.) Design / Furniture Design, Faculty of Wood Sciences and Technology

• Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice / Poland – Erasmus 2010-2011

Design / Graphic Design

• Technical University in Zvolen / Slovakia – Bachelor of Fine Arts (Bc.) 2008-2012

Design / Furniture Design, Faculty of Wood Sciences and Technology

• High school of woodworking and technologies in Zvolen / Slovakia 2004-2008

Design of Furniture and Interiors

Skills

  • Rhinoceros 3D + Vray
  • 3D Max + Corona
  • AutoCAD, TurboCAD
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Corel Suite, Affinity
  • Autodesk Sketchbook, Corel Painter
  • Office, Linux, Unity, Html, CSS, php, coding, project management
  • sketching, portraits, art, photography, illustration
  • Flexible, Enthusiastic, Innovative, Multitasker, Positive, Proactive, Working Under Pressure
  • Driving license – B

Workshops

Human Technologies 2014, Cardiff – Wales – UK , Intensive Programme Wales UK

Projekt Vagon  2013, Kremnica – Slovakia, workshop for Škola Úžitkového Výtvarníctva in Kremnica / Slovakia

IP Co-Constructing Healthy Experiences 2013, Kortrijk – Belgium, Intensive Programme Belgium

Design with Engineering 2012, Ylivieska – Finland, design workshop Finland

Green Emotions 2011, Zvolen – Slovakia, eco-design workshop with students from Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Finland, Germany

Awards:

Nomination for NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD 2017 – furniture series CLASS1, Red Dot young professional 2015, Project Babel, Design meeting award 2015, Project Point of view, TurboCAD award, design 2008, Project Spiral , Etudy z dreva, design 2005, Project Cocoa